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Here’s Everything You Need To Know To Actually Lose Body Fat

Losing fat isn't the same thing as losing weight. This is how it all works.<p><i>Everyone has their own goals for their health and wellness, and those goals vary from person to person. We get that not everyone is focused on losing body fat — and that is A-OK. But since some people do want to change their</i> …

Fitness

How Much Exercise Is Needed To Burn Off Junk Food Including A Big Mac, KFC Chicken And Fries

Pizza, fries and burgers might taste like heaven on earth, but there's a whole load of calories in them, which means a shed load of exercise is …

How Much Exercise to Burn off Your Favorite Foods?

Who doesn’t want to veg out on the couch after a long week with some pizza and a good beer?<p>But if you knew how much exercise was needed to burn off …

8 Vices That Actually Help You Lose Weight

When I read the usual weight loss advice, I’m often reminded of my days in Catholic school. While I was taught the virtuous path by nuns, today’s …

7 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

This time of year it’s almost impossible to avoid parties with buffets of tasty food and drink. But all of that indulging can have a downside: …

The Complete Guide To Gaining Good Weight

People think losing weight is hard. Gaining it is no easier. This complete guide will show you how to gain weight the right way—with a minimum of …

This New Interval Training Trend Makes Working Out Faster—and a Lot More Fun

By now, you’ve probably heard a thing or two (or ten) about interval training. There’s a long list of benefits when it comes to HIIT: It improves …

Drink Water Before Meals to Lose Weight?

How to Determine Your Ideal Body Fat Percentage

A common goal for anyone who steps foot in the gym is to shed body fat for good. Body fat is the fat that we can see in the mirror. The less body fat …

Fitness

The Eating Habit That's Sabotaging Your Goals

• An eating habit that sabotages your weight — Real Simple<br>• Boost your performance with salt yoga — Shape<br>• Moves that can relieve your knee pain — Self<br>• Blast fat with a ballet-inspired workout — Health<br>• You can be a runner in 3 easy steps — Women's Health<br>• 42 of the most delicious and easy grill recipes of …

How To Not Lose Muscle When Cutting

Have you ever lost muscle when trying to cut fat? I’m sure you have. Me too – years ago before I knew what I was doing. Despite what some would have …

When You Skip Sleep, You Eat 300+ More Calories the Next Day

Need motivation to get to bed earlier? Researchers have calculated the precise effect of sleep deprivation on calorie consumption.<p>Have you ever …

25 Ways to Cut 500 Calories a Day

Finally a weight loss plan that really works! Find out how to drop two pounds a week by trimming 500 calories each day.

How To Make Your Metabolism Work For You — Regardless Of Your Body Type

You’ve probably heard about the human metabolism being referred to as “fast” or “slow” and that the reason why we gain weight or have a particular …

Nutrition

6 Foods That Protect You Against Alzheimer's

The role of diet in brain health has grown to such an extent that it even has its own name – neuro-nutrition. And no wonder: there’s strong evidence …

Nutrition

It Doesn't Matter When You Eat

There are so many myths and strangely specific rules about when to eat to lose weight, but alone they do nothing to help. Eat a hearty breakfast and …

17 Easy Healthy-Eating Tips Registered Dietitians Swear By

With all the eating advice out there, it can be hard to know which strategies actually make sense for your life. Cue trying to do everything in your …

These Health and Wellness Trends Will Blow Up in 2017

When it comes to our health, we'll try anything once and do whatever it takes to enhance and improve it. We'll swap our coffee for energy-boosting …

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E-Cigarette Use Doubles Among U.S. Teens -- But What's The Connection With Cigarette Smoking?

Electronic cigarettes exist in a limbo world of laws, even as use of the battery-powered nicotine vaporizer grows across the nation. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has yet to regulate e-cigarettes the way it does cigarettes or tobacco, leaving states and cities to come up with their own …

Why Magnesium Is Essential For A Healthy & Happy Life

Did you know that an adult heart pumps approximately 2,000 gallons of blood through your body every day? Or that it takes only 20 seconds for blood …

Wellness

No Social Media Required: 7 Tips for Meeting New Friends in Real Life

In my teens and 20s, meeting new people seemed easy. I struck up friendships in class, at work, at parties and while doing volunteer work. Now in my 30s, I have found that developing a rich and vibrant social life sometimes takes a backseat to other important responsibilities.<p>Getting together IRL …

6 Things You Need To Know About Protein

You may think the more protein the better, right? Not necessarily so! Here's some essential information you need to know about protein in your diet.

Protein

Easy Upgrades

Get more nutrition out of already healthy foods by adding one ingredient.<p>If you're like most runners, you eat right most of the time. Maybe you have oatmeal for breakfast, yogurt as a snack, and whole-wheat pasta to refuel postrun. All smart choices—but there's a way to transform these stalwarts …

19 Tiny Lifestyle Changes You Can Make To Get Healthier

The suggestions came pouring in. We've selected our favorite small lifestyle tweaks, which over time, should lead to larger personal changes.<p><b>1. Learn to drink your coffee black.</b><p>Coffee is good for you (in moderation). Eliminating milk, cream, sugar, or flavorings will cut calories and maximize …

Feeling Fat? Research Reveals Two Painless Ways to Lose Weight

You may think that you decide how much food you eat, but you don't.<p>A diet study published in the <i>Journal of Consumer Research</i> has discovered two ways that your mind tricks you into eating more (or less) without you knowing it.<p>If you're looking to shed a few pounds, then understanding these insights …

What Causes Tiredness? The Surprising Things That Make You Sleepy

3. Medication<p>Many drugs have veiled energy-sapping side effects. Chief among them are some classes of antidepressants and certain beta-blockers used to prevent migraines or treat high blood pressure. If you start a new med and feel more lethargic than usual, see your doctor for an alternative. (If …

Coffee -- Even Decaf -- Could Help Cut Diabetes Risk

<i>By Don Rauf</i><p>Drinking six cups of coffee a day may seem extreme to some, but it could cut the risk of getting diabetes. For those worried about caffeine intake, decaf may work just as well.<p>Studies have found that a combination of chemicals in coffee beans may affect metabolism — the chemical …